News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – St. Mary’s College of Maryland baseball (5-9-1, 0-6 CAC) dropped the series to No. 2 Christopher Newport University on Sunday (Mar. 24) afternoon, falling in game two 19-2 and game three 13-0.
How It Happened (Game One)
- St. Mary’s College trailed 15-0 before recording their first run of the game in the bottom of the seventh inning whenMatt Ansaldihit a sacrifice fly to right center, platingDerek Taitano.
- The Captains tacked on four more runs in the top of the ninth inning to pull ahead 19-1. The Seahawks finished the game strong with a run in the bottom of the ninth from aBrady WatersRBI single.
Inside the Box Score (Game One)
- B. Watersled the Seahawks on the offensive end, finishing two-of-four from the plate with one RBI.Dillon Waters,Jay Hammett,Joey Bryner,Derek Taitano,Dakota Merritt,Diego Grijalva, andBryan Brooksrecorded one hit each.
- Drew Sturgessstarted the game on the mound for the Seahawks, pitching three innings and allowing two earned runs. In addition,Sturgessstruck out three batters.Nick Testoni,Tyson Johnson,Sam Roeder, andNoah Meyerscame in and pitched in relief.Roedermade his first appearance in two years after battling injuries and pitched two innings, allowing zero earned runs and striking out one batter.
How It Happened (Game Two)
- The Seahawks trailed by 13 runs after seven innings of action, but held the Captains scoreless in the final two innings of play. St. Mary’s College managed to record three hits, but failed to score a run in the contest.
Inside the Box Score
- D. Waters,Bowen Plagge, andTyler Taitanoled the Seahawk offense with one hit each.
- Connor Manionstarted the game on the mound for the Seahawks but exited the game after one inning due to injury.Manionwas replaced byJonathan Everidgewho pitched three solid innings, allowing four earned runs and striking out one batter.Griffin HonseandTim Handalso pitched in relief.Honserecorded three strikeouts in his outing, whileHandallowed zero earned runs in 2.1 innings pitched.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Mar. 26 vs. No. 5 Randolph-Macon – 3:30 p.m. | Hawk’s Nest